Brian Brooks is managing editor of MovieLine.
This coming weekend’s new specialty offerings may not have the same dazzling numbers of this month’s earlier titles like The Master, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower and Arbitrage, but they also do not pack the same prowess in terms of hype and star power that those titles had coming out of the gate. Still, the new releases are being targeted toward specific audiences their distributors hope to tap as moviegoers. Bringing Up Bobby stars Milla Jovovich, Bill Pullman and Marcia Cross in a directorial debut by actor Famke Janssen. Kino Lorber’s Head Shot will likely spur interest from Asian audiences but may cross over to cinephiles, while China Lion’s Vulgaria may do the same. New distribution outfit The Film Arcade is debuting its first-ever release The Other Dream Team using a traditional theatrical model, while International Film Circuit’s The Waiting Room will utilize social media it built up during production to hopefully lure ticket holders. (more…)